Child, William Chauncy, Dd

Child, William Chauncy, D.D.

a Baptist minister, was born at Johnstown, N.Y., in August 1817. He graduated from Union College in 1840, and from Newton Theological Institution in 1844. He was ordained at Giatrestown, Massachusetts, October 30, of that year, and after six years removed to Framingham, where he was pastor until 1859. In 1861 he was chosen district secretary, of the American Tract Society, Boston, and held the office, eighty years. He was next made district-secretary of the American Baptist Publication: Society, and continued in that office until 1873. During the latter years of his life Dr. Child occupied a responsible position on the editorial staff of the Watchman and Reflector, He died at Boston, January 14, 1876. See Newton General Catalogue, page 28. (J.C.S.) or sons.

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